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A “Winter Weather Advisory” is issued for our listening area

The entire WHUR listening area will be under a “Winter Weather Advisory” until 6 tonight. Those to the North and West will get 1 to 3 inches of snow. The District could get anything from a dusting to a snow and rain mixture after 10 this morning. South of the District will likely just get rain.

President Obama pushes his proposal as he hits the road today

President Obama heads to Boise, Idaho today and Kansas tomorrow to continue taking about the proposals he outlined in last night’s “State of The Union Address”. Among other things he wants paid sick leave, tax cuts for the middle class and free community college.

NTSB & Metro go before Congress about the L’Enfant Plaza fatal incident

NTSB and Metro Officials prepare to brief Congress on what happened in last weeks
deadly metro train incident at L’Enfant Plaza. Sources this morning, say the transit agency is reportedly also looking to increase rates by 10 cents to dealing with upcoming budget concerns.

Christopher Barry due to turn himself into police

Christopher Barry Ward 8 City Council Candidate and the son of the late DC Mayor Marion Barry is due to turn himself into police today. Barry is facing misdemeanor charges stemming from a confrontation at a PNC Bank in NW last week after he was told he had insufficient funds in his account. Barry is accused of threatening the teller and throwing a trash can inside the bank

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Taylor Thomas is the local Morning News Anchor for the Steve Harvey Morning Show on 96.3 WHUR. You can also see her on Wednesday’s on NBC 4 at 4:30 for WHUR’s “Talk Around Town”. Taylor is a veteran news journalist with over 20 years of experience delivering news that matters. In 2006, Taylor Thomas joined the Award Winning WHUR News Department. She wears several hats at WHUR including producer/host of “Let’s Talk Money” on WHUR World HD2 and host of “PML- People, Money & Life on WHUR Voices Sirius XM Channel 141. Taylor grew up in a military family and calls Great Britain (where her mother is from) and the Philippines home. Taylor Thomas is a graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Speech Communication with a minor in Radio, Television, and Film. She is dedicated to uplifting and educating others about health, money and social issues.

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